OutsideVoices with Mark Bidwell show

OutsideVoices with Mark Bidwell

Summary: In OutsideVoices Mark Bidwell talks to remarkable and compelling leaders from the worlds of business, exploration, arts, sports, and academia. In these conversations he explores topics of fundamental importance to many of us today, both in work and in life, topics ranging from leadership and performance to creativity and growth.

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 080 - Little Nudges, Big Results | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:08

In this episode, we are joined by Steven MacGregor, who is the founder and CEO of The Leadership Academy of Barcelona and author of Sustaining Executive Performance and his latest book is Chief Wellbeing Officer, in which he discusses the importance of maintaining positive mental health in the workplace. Steven is also an academic specializing in executive education and has taught at Stanford University, IMD at Lausanne, and CIBS in Shanghai.

 078 - Human Innovation, Smart Machines with Ed Hess | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:43

In this episode, we are joined by author and professor, Ed Hess. Ed has published several notable books on learning and innovation including Learn or Die and his most recent work, Humility is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age. Ed is currently a professor, Batten Executive-in-Residence and Batten Faculty Fellow at the Darden Graduate Business School at the University of Virginia.

 077 - Season 4 Wrap Up: What Is Your Most Significant Failure/”Low”, What Have You Learned From It and How Have You Applied That Learning? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:49

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm”. So said Winston Churchill, a man who had his fair share of professional disasters to accompany his well known successes. It is for this reason we ask every guest about their most significant lows, and what they have learned from them.

 076 - Season 4 Wrap Up: How Do You Remain Creative And Expose Yourself To Fresh Perspectives? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:13

We always ask our guests what they do to remain fresh, to seek out diverse perspectives, and the answers are often surprisingly simple and practical. Here we provide a selection of tactics, all of which are easy to do, but are equally easy not to do. By regularly exercising your innovation muscles, the benefits to you and your organization will build up and compound over time, as these world class performers have discovered.

 075 - Season 4 Wrap Up: What Have You Changed Your Mind About Recently? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:23

Season 4 of the Innovation Ecosystem Podcast has been a long one, starting with episode 48, and ending with episode 74. As ever, we have been extremely fortunate to have been able to attract some remarkable guests from the worlds of business, academia, sports, science and the arts, and all of these guests are world-class in their chosen field.

 074 - After The Storm: The View from Brazil with Ricardo Amorim | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:40

In this episode, we are joined by economist and entrepreneur, Ricardo Amorim. Ricardo is founder and CEO of Ricam Consultoria, a financial and investment consultancy, and recent startups AAA Academy and Smartrips. Ricardo is also the author of the best-selling book, After the Storm, is a host on Brazil’s leading news channel, GloboNews, and is a lecturer and keynote speaker.

 073 - Innovation in Africa with Jean-Claude Bastos | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:44

In this episode, we are joined by entrepreneur and innovation influencer, Jean-Claude Bastos. Jean-Claude is the founder of Quantum Global Group, Banco Kwanza, Angola’s first investment bank, and The African Innovation Foundation (AIF), which aims to support sustainable projects in Africa and hosts the annual Innovation Prize for Africa.

 072 - Confessions of a Corporate Insurgent with Gib Bulloch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:36

In this episode, writer, speaker, and intrapreneur, Gib Bulloch, joins us to discuss his newly released book, The Intrapreneur: Confessions of a Corporate Insurgent. He spent 20 years at Accenture where he started Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP), a buinsess unit set up to leverage that business’s expertise and experience in service of global development organizations. Gib now works as a consultant specializing in intrapreneurship, social enterprise, and cross-sectoral partnerships.

 071 - Learn, Leap, Rinse, Repeat with Whitney Johnson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:46

In this episode, we are joined by Whitney Johnson to discuss her upcoming book, Build an A-Team. Whitney is the author of the bestselling book Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Innovation to Work, and is the founder of the accompanying Disrupt Yourself podcast. Whitney is also a noted speaker, and executive and innovation coach, and is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review.

 070 - The Return on Investment of Mental Models with Robert Hagstrom | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:15

In this episode, we are joined by Robert Hagstrom, who is an author, investment strategist, and portfolio manager. His books include The New York Times bestselling The Warren Buffett Way and The NASCAR Way: The Business That Drives the Sport and the recently republished Investing: The Last Liberal Art, in which he investigates investment concepts that lie out with traditional economics.

 068 - Accidental CEO with David Novak | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:34

In this episode, we are joined by David Novak, former CEO and Founder of Yum! Brands which includes Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and KFC. David is the author of several books including Taking People With You and his biography The Education of An Accidental CEO. Most recently, David has co-founded oGoLead, a digital leadership training platform that aims to change the world by building better leaders.

 067 - The Answer Is... a Question, with Warren Berger | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:58

In this episode, author and journalist Warren Berger joins us to discuss his book, A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry in Sparking Breakthrough Ideas, which examines the ways in which deep questioning fuels innovation. Warren has contributed articles and stories to The New York Times, GQ, New York magazine, and The Los Angeles Times, and was previously magazine editor for CBS and contributing editor for Wired.

 066 - Turn Your Ship Around with David Marquet | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:11

In this episode, we are joined by David Marquet, who was the Captain of the USS Santa Fe from 1990 to 2001 and now works as a leadership expert with businesses worldwide. We cover his book, Turn The Ship Around! A True Story of Building Leaders by Breaking Rules, which has been recently re-released with a new companion workbook.

 065 - Fashioning possibilities from dance, digital and denim with Piyush Chowhan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:33

In this episode we are joined by Piyush Chowhan who is the Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer for Arvind Lifestyle Brands, which operates more than a thousand apparel retail stores across India. Piyush has extensive experience in retail strategy, business analytics, customer loyalty and CRM, retail business consulting and supply chain management.

 063 - When Big and Small Make Great with Brad Feld | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:54

This week we are joined by entrepreneur, author and venture capitalist, Brad Feld. Brad is a co-founder of Techstars, a platform for startups to access funding and entrepreneurial networking, and is also the co-founder of venture capital firm, Foundry Group. Brad is the author of several books on startups as well as an entrepreneurial advice blog. He sits on the board of several technology startups and was an early investor in Fitbit, Zynga, and Harmonix.


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